Moleskine Classic Slim Elastic Closure Journal

Last updated: January 12, 2022

A book loved by travelers and homebodies alike, this journal is here to show you what you are missing. It is extremely durable and ready to go on an adventure with you. Throw it, crunch it or keep it tucked away in a corner, this journal will last.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: If you are in the market for a new sturdy journal, give this classic a try.

In our analysis of 24 expert reviews, the Moleskine Classic Slim Elastic Closure Journal placed 11th when we looked at the top 13 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Moleskine classic notebooks are perfect notebooks for writing journals, a daily diary, or note taking in college classes or meetings. Moleskine notebooks are beloved by travelers & bullet journalists for their slim design.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Paper feels smooth and can handle gel rollers. We like the elastic band to keep everything tight. It's a good basic lined journal with a strong cover for writing on the go.
“But Brad, I don’t use fountain pens!” I hear ya, and you may be ok purchasing and using a Moleskine notebook. I’d say with ballpoints and pencils you will be perfectly happy.
It has a cover with rounded corners that’s cardboard bound, a bookmark and paper that’s free of acid – this notebook is everything in one. It also has an elastic closure and houses an inner pocket which can be expanded. This inner packet contains the Moleskine history.
- olpr

What reviewers didn't like

There's no pen loop or pocket in back for extra storage and some pens will bleed through.
I bought this notebook to see if the rumors I had heard about improved paper were true. It is worse than I expected. With a fountain pen, it feels like I’m using a stone paper notebook.
In the Moleskine notebook, the pages have no headings, are unnumbered, and there are no content pages or perforated sheets.
- olpr
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